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RFID sniffer. RFID Helps Blind Workers Do Their Jobs. Massive Retail Deployment Helps Spur 2011 RFID Systems Revenue G. ABI Research sees continuing strong growth potential in RFID markets worldwide.

Massive Retail Deployment Helps Spur 2011 RFID Systems Revenue G

It forecasts a total market size of about $4.6B by the end of 2010 for RFID systems (hardware, software, and services). The total reaches $5.5B when hardware-only shipments to support automobile immobilization are included. By the end of 2011, global RFID system markets (excluding immobilization) are expected to amount to almost $5.3B, a year-over-year growth in excess of 16%. RFID systems software revenue will outpace that from services, transponders and readers. When automobile immobilization is included the total market size is approximately $6.2B, representing 13% growth next year. Hotspots include: Massive retail deployments: "Item-level apparel tracking is probably the biggest area to watch in 2010-2011 and beyond," Liard notes, "especially due to Wal-Mart's ‘jeans and basics' tagging announcement.

" RFID Reader for Your Desk. Hits: 2997 Thinkify, an industry innovator in embedded RFID applications, has announced the release of a new RFID reader that claims to be easier to use, smaller and lower priced than similar products on the market.

RFID Reader for Your Desk

The TR-200 desktop RFID reader for document control and provisioning uses Dockon's CPL™Antenna design. Dangerous Prototypes · RFID development tools. 115-Year-Old Electric Car Gets Same 40 Miles Per Charge as Chevy Volt. 115-Year-Old Electric Car Gets Same 40 Miles Per Charge as Chevy Volt October 15th, 2011 Via: Daily Caller: Meet the Roberts electric car.

115-Year-Old Electric Car Gets Same 40 Miles Per Charge as Chevy Volt

Built in 1896, it gets a solid 40 miles to the charge — exactly the mileage Chevrolet advertises for the Volt — the much-touted $31,645 electric car General Motors CEO Dan Akerson called “not a step forward, but a leap forward.” The executives at Chevrolet can rest easy for now. MIT researchers are printing solar cells on sheets of paper – Computer Chips & Hardware Technology.

Solar power is a great alternative energy source, but it’s unfortunately a rather expensive one.

MIT researchers are printing solar cells on sheets of paper – Computer Chips & Hardware Technology

However, researchers at MIT are working on a new and less-expensive way to make solar cells which involves printing them directly on to fabric or paper. We’re not talking about any fancy paper or fabrics. The MIT researchers discovered the printing process works on just about any paper, from regular printer paper, to tissue paper, and even to already-printed newspaper.

However, printing the cells is not as simple. It must be done in a vacuum-tight room where the special “ink” is deposited on the paper. It’s a much easier method than the current one, which needs super high-temperature liquids at several hundred degrees Celsius to create the cells. The substrate of the current method is usually glass and requires a number of other components that are expensive and result in a heavy, rigid object – and that’s not even taking into account the installation costs. Engineers build first sub-10-nm carbon nanotube transistor. ( -- Engineers have built the first carbon nanotube (CNT) transistor with a channel length below 10 nm, a size that is considered a requirement for computing technology in the next decade.

Engineers build first sub-10-nm carbon nanotube transistor

Not only can the tiny transistor sufficiently control current, it does so significantly better than predicted by theory. It even outperforms the best competing silicon transistors at this scale, demonstrating a superior current density at a very low operating voltage. Nanotechnology.

Just give me the FAQ The next few paragraphs provide a brief introduction to the core concepts of nanotechnology, followed by links to further reading.


Manufactured products are made from atoms. The properties of those products depend on how those atoms are arranged. If we rearrange the atoms in coal we can make diamond. If we rearrange the atoms in sand (and add a few other trace elements) we can make computer chips. If we rearrange the atoms in dirt, water and air we can make potatoes. Todays manufacturing methods are very crude at the molecular level. It's like trying to make things out of LEGO blocks with boxing gloves on your hands. In the future, nanotechnology (more specifically, molecular nanotechnology or MNT) will let us take off the boxing gloves. Nano Paint Could Make Airplanes Invisible to Radar. A new nanostructured coating could be used to make paints for stealth aircraft that can’t be seen at night and that are undetectable by radar at any time of day.

Nano Paint Could Make Airplanes Invisible to Radar

The coating, made of carbon nanotubes, can be used to cloak an object in utter darkness, making it indistinguishable from the night sky. Carbon nanotubes have many superlative properties, including excellent strength and electrical conductivity. New "Ultra-Battery" as Energy-Dense as High Explosives. The energy density of batteries is tremendously important as an enabler of new technologies.

New "Ultra-Battery" as Energy-Dense as High Explosives

Meanwhile, the scramble to create ever more powerful batteries has even led some manufacturers to contemplate powering cell phones with energy-dense hydrocarbons like propane. This is why the claims made for an extremely early-stage “ultra-battery” recently announced in the journal Nature Chemistry are so remarkable. “If you think about it, [this] is the most condensed form of energy storage outside of nuclear energy,” said inventor Choong-Shik Yoo of Washington State University. Paint-on solar cells developed. Imagine if the next coat of paint you put on the outside of your home generates electricity from light -- electricity that can be used to power the appliances and equipment on the inside.

Paint-on solar cells developed

A team of researchers at the University of Notre Dame has made a major advance toward this vision by creating an inexpensive "solar paint" that uses semiconducting nanoparticles to produce energy. "We want to do something transformative, to move beyond current silicon-based solar technology," says Prashant Kamat, John A. Zahm Professor of Science in Chemistry and Biochemistry and an investigator in Notre Dame's Center for Nano Science and Technology (NDnano), who leads the research. "By incorporating power-producing nanoparticles, called quantum dots, into a spreadable compound, we've made a one-coat solar paint that can be applied to any conductive surface without special equipment. " When the paste was brushed onto a transparent conducting material and exposed to light, it created electricity. Graphene supermaterial goes superpermeable: Can be used to distill alcohol.

Wonder material graphene has revealed another of its extraordinary properties -- University of Manchester researchers have found that it is superpermeable with respect to water.

Graphene supermaterial goes superpermeable: Can be used to distill alcohol

Graphene is one of the wonders of the science world, with the potential to create foldaway mobile phones, wallpaper-thin lighting panels and the next generation of aircraft. Wearable Electronics Could Transform Therapies. Wearable electronics usually trade flexibility for computing power, but engineers have created a new ultrathin device from silicon that can stick to skin like a temporary tattoo and are powerful enough to read brain signals. "You can't change the biology so you really have to redefine the nature of electronics," said John A. Rogers, the University of Illinois engineering professor who led the development. He and his colleagues describe the skinlike electronic device in a forthcoming article of the journal Science.

Over the past several decades, most approaches to wearable electronics involved skinlike electronic platform creating points of contact, like electrodes, or focused on flexibility over computing capabilities. "It throws away essentially all of the scientific knowledge and engineering know-how that's already been built up around silicon," Rogers said. NEWS: Paraplegic Man Walks After Medical Breakthrough This nearly invisible technology isn't entirely passive, either.

News from Cambridge UK. RFID tag - technology and scenarios. Java Based RFID Attendance Management System Graduation Project Presentation. RFID. RFID Chipping. Civil Freedom. Freedom. Roadwarrior. RFID Chipping. Mass surveillance. Marketing. Responsive Web Design Demystified. Tutorial by Matt Doyle | Level: Intermediate | Published on 30 September 2011 Categories: What exactly is responsive design, and how do you create a responsive website?

This tutorial explains the concepts, and walks you through the basic steps for creating a responsive website layout. Responsive web design is a hot topic these days, especially as websites need to adapt to the growing number of mobile devices with their relatively small screens. Many designers and developers want to create new websites with responsive layouts, or modify their existing sites to incorporate responsive elements. Rfid. Prospective. Nano. Les nouvelles technologies : révolution culturelle et cognitive. Internet infrastructure solutions that connect you to your data. RFID. Tracking device-RFID. RFID. Rdf. RFID. Rfid. RFID Reader for Your Desk. RFID. Advanced RFID System (Uses PIR and Status LED's) - C# .NET source, bs2, schemat. Fosstrak - Welcome. Easy RFID kit programming with Java.

Overview. SmartLab - Home. Software Defined RFID. OpenPICC RFID Emulator and Sniffer Project - OpenPCD. From OpenPCD OpenPICC 1 board Breaking into a Mifare Classic protected key vault that uses only anti collision as a security feature - no cryptography is used by that vault. Introduction This device is obsolete - please use OpenPICC SnifferOnly 13.56MHz instead for sniffing The OpenPICC project for Proximity Integrated Circuit Cards (PICC) is the counterpart to OpenPCD. Like OpenPCD, the hardware design and software are available under Free Licenses. TOP 10 IMPOSSIBLE INVENTIONS THAT WORK « Revolutionizing Awareness. Searl Effects Generator by Jeane Manning When Leonardo da Vinci sketched out an impossible invention, fifteenth-century scholars probably put him down. Forget it, Leon. If machines could fly, we’d know about it. Throughout history, experts tell innovators that their inventions are impossible.